Sardinia, Italy - 8 days

A gem of the Mediterranean, Sardinia offers astounding geographical diversity and a rich history. With some of the most seductive beaches, surrounded by an emerald sea, where the Italian’s love to travel. Discover this untouched paradise on our 8 day Regional Discovery.

Highlights and Inclusions

  • 7 nights in exquisite 4 and 5 star hotels.
  • Guided walking tour of Cagliari perched over the Bay of Angels.
  • Excursion to the ancient town and archaeological ruins of Nora.
  • Guided tour of the UNESCO World Heritage Listed Su Naraxi di Barumini.
  • Visit charming Sardinian towns of Alghero and Castelsardo.
  • Wine tasting at a local Sardinian winery with light lunch (L)
  • Guided walking tour of Alghero.
  • Boat excursions to Neptune’s Grotto and The Maddalena Archipelago.
  • Visit Sardinia’s best beaches including Tuerredda Beach and Costa Smeralda.
  • Deluxe VIP transfers as indicated including airport transfers on arrival and departure.

Upcoming Departures

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Day: 1 Cagliari

Welcome to Cagliari, Sardinia’s capital. Cagliari, located on the Bay of Angels, is an ancient fortified city that has seen the rule of civilisations for over 5000 years. Transfer to your hotel and enjoy an evening at leisure.

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Day: 2 Cagliari​

B

Enjoy a half day morning walking tour of the historic medieval Castello with its ancient fortifications, 14th century towers and town hall. Visit Piazza Palazzo, The Cathedral of Santa Maria, The Bastion of St Remy, Royal Palace and the bustling marina quarter with its tangled streets, bars and restaurants.

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Day: 3 Cagliari - Nora - Tuerredda Beach - Cagliari​

B

A full day private excursion visiting Nora, the oldest village in Sardinia, for Carthaginian and Roman archaeological ruins dating to the 8th century BC. Afterward, enjoy the afternoon at Tuerredda beach with time for an independent lunch at their beachfront restaurant and to swim before heading back to Cagliari.

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Day: 4 Cagliari - Su Naraxi di Barumini - Bosa - Alghero​

B, L

Enjoy a guided tour of the UNESCO World Heritage Listed Su Naraxi di Barumini. The defensive structures date to 2000BC and consist of circular towers of truncated cones built of stone. Continue to one of Sardinia's most renounced wineries for a cellar tour, tasting and light lunch. Afterward, enjoy a brief stop in the colourful village of Bosa before arriving in Alghero.

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Day: 5 Alghero​

B

Enjoy a guided tour of the medieval fortified town of Alghero. Known as ‘Little Barcelona’ for its Catalan influence, the town boasts a striking Gothic-style historic centre with the Church of St Francis and Santa Maria Cathedral. Stroll the narrow lanes, walk the old town walls before embarking on a boat to Neptune’s Grotto.

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Day: 6 Alghero - Castelsardo - Costa Smeralda​

B

Depart for the Costa Smeralda region with a stop in Castelsardo, considered one of the most beautiful villages in Italy.

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Day: 7 Costa Smeralda - Maddalena Archipelago - Costa Smeralda​

B

Enjoy a full day excursion with a small group sailing boat to the Maddalena Archipelago (weather permitting) consisting of 7 major islands featuring beautiful clear waters, wind-blown granite coastlines and significant wildlife.

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Day: 8 Costa Smeralda - Bastia

B

A private departure transfer to Bastia or to the ferry port if you are continuing with us to Corsica.

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